Arkansas Biosciences Institute
The Arkansas Biosciences Institute (ABI) is an academic unit and building on the campus of the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences. The Arkansas Biosciences Institute is a research consortium for agricultural and medical research in the state of Arkansas. Members of the consortium are the Arkansas Children's Hospital, Arkansas State University, the University of Arkansas Division of Agriculture, the University of Arkansas at Fayetteville, and the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences.
ABI was created with funds derived from the Tobacco Settlement Proceeds Act of 2000. ABI focuses on agricultural research beneficial to the progress of medicine, bioengineering, tobacco diseases and therapeutics, and nutrition.
ABI is located at 4301 West Markham in Little Rock.